Amphibians and Reptiles in the Chess Valley: ID and Survey Methods Citizen science

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    Start date21 March 2024
    End date21 March 2024
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    Start Time19:00
    End Time21:00
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    LocationChorleywood War Memorial Hall Common Road Chorleywood WD3 5LN
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We are delighted to host our Chess citizen science social evening in March with a twist; this particular evening talk is aimed at those interested to learn more about amphibians and reptiles, with the potential to join us for a new monitoring programme in the Chess catchment.

Our Speakers

Dave Willis from the Herts ARG (Amphibian and Reptile Group) and Claudia Bernardini from the Bucks ARG will introduce the 13 native species of reptiles and amphibians, and some non-native species occurring in the UK.

Dave and Claudia will discuss key aspects of species identification and will cover ecology and conservation for the most common species.

After the break they will also provide an overview of the most used survey methods, highlighting the importance of data collection, recording schemes and local records centres.

The Smarter Water Catchment (SWC) team is rolling out a new reptile and amphibian monitoring programme in the Chess Valley. Join us at this evening event to learn about and possibly get involved in our first monitoring season in 2024.

Book your place HERE!

Additional information

Smarter Water Catchment Project
Chess Citizen Science Team
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